Fugly Stik (oz13349)

 

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Fugly Stik. Radio control sport funfly model. Wingspan 52-1/2 in, for Irvine 36 or similar 25-40 engines.

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Quote: "Hi Steve and Mary, Another one for you. The Fugly Stick was designed and built during Melbourne's 5th lockdown and test flown in the few weeks before the 6th lockdown - such strange times we live in!

I was looking for a funfly style model to suit an Irvine 36 I had acquired. None of the full blown funfly models appealed as they were all rather fragile - with dire warnings not to fly at full speed lest they flutter and self-destruct. This required far more skill and discipline than I possess and I knew sooner or later I would lose it.

So was born the Fugly Stick, a kind of funfly version of the classic Ugly Stick (oz5175). It has turned out to be exactly as I wanted. The super thick wing works at very low speeds and stops it gaining too much speed even heading straight down. The large control surfaces make tight maneuvers easy without being twitchy, the tapered thickness ailerons are very rigid and have shown no signs of flutter at any speed.

I like it! (if I do say so myself). I hope others might also."

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Fugly Stik (oz13349) by Warren Brown 2021 - model pic

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  • (oz13349)
    Fugly Stik
    by Warren Brown
    2021 
    52in span
    IC R/C
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 27/09/2021
    Filesize: 758KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: WarrenBrown

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